Wonder Boys Swept at Northeastern State

Northeastern State University won both ends of a non-conference baseball doubleheader against Arkansas Tech University at Rousey Field in Tahlequah, Okla., on Wednesday.

The RiverHawks won by scores of 11-8 and 9-6. With the wins, Northeastern State improved its overall record to 18-12. The Wonder Boys are now 16-20 overall.

Arkansas Tech hit four home runs in its game one loss. Jonathan Finnegan went deep twice, while Thomas Biocic and Madison Beaird had one home run apiece.

Finnegan leads the Great American Conference with 10 home runs. With his two round-trippers on Wednesday, he became just the 11th Wonder Boy to ever hit 10 or more home runs in a season.

Northeastern State’s T.J. Foster (1-0) was the winning pitcher in game one. He allowed four runs on nine hits in five innings.

Chad Davidson went 2-for-4 with a home runs and two RBIs in the opener for the RiverHawks.

Chris Gallegos and Kegan Knight carried Northeastern State to victory in game two.

Gallegos was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, while Knight was 3-for-4 with two runs driven in.

Scott Sammons led Arkansas Tech in the nightcap by going 4-for-4 with two RBIs. Tech’s Nate Wilder hit his eighth home run of the season and was 1-for-3 with three runs batted in.

Northeastern State’s Cody Honea (2-1) was the winning pitcher in the finale. He gave up six runs on eight hits in five and two-thirds innings.

The Wonder Boys were charged with 10 errors on Wednesday — three in game one and seven in game two.

Arkansas Tech will host the University of Arkansas at Monticello for a three-game GAC series at Tech Field in Russellville on Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7.

The Wonder Boys and the Boll Weevils will play a single game at 7 p.m. Friday. That contest can be heard on KWKK 100.9 FM.

The two sides will convene for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. Those games can be heard on KCAB 980 AM.

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